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Baysports - Hodson Bay Boat Training and Watersports Centre

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Address: Hodson Bay, Athlone, Ireland
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+353 90 649 4801
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Baysports is home to the largest floating water park in Ireland and one of...

Baysports is home to the largest floating water park in Ireland and one of the largest floating waterslides in the world. Kayaking, sailing rentals or just a picnic by the majestic shores of Lough Ree

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Great day for the kids

Bay sports was a fun day out - and such a different activity for the family to part-take in. The staff were wonderful, so enthusiastic and helpful. It rained while we were there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
Niamh O
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Bay sports was a fun day out - and such a different activity for the family to part-take in. The staff were wonderful, so enthusiastic and helpful. It rained while we were there but it didn't matter, the craic was mighty.

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Thank Niamh O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Recently visited Baysports. Very surprised that it could not be prebooked. I think it would help with the smooth running of this facility. We opted for the combo package of kayaking and obstacles course costing €25 per child. Kids are 10yrs and 12yrs. The kayaking was a disaster and a complete waste of money. A guy set them up told... More 

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Thank Fiona O
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great few hours here, staff were very friendly and helpful. We all enjoyed the obstacle course on the water. Definitely worth a visit and will go again next year.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Kids enjoyed it, was only 26 euro admission for the 2 of them. Wet suits and life jackets are provided and a safety brief is given prior to going out to the inflatables. The changing area is quite small and the on-shore area could do with tidying up / refurbishing. We visited on a hot day in August and there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great day 6 kids ranging in ages from 16 to 10. Its a fantastic facilities great to have it only half hour from Galway. Full of fun.some of the kids found it hard to get up so more ropes would be beneficial. Will definitely be going back.

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Thank Claire F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A well run outfit and an hour of serious fun. Had been on something similar before in Ibiza but this was much better as there were lots of places with enough handles/ladders to get back on to the inflatables after you jumped/ fell/ slid off. Round tower slide is class. Lots of kids/teens there but myself and my boyfriend really... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Went here today, cost 75 euro for the five of us for 1 hour on the water park, very hard to get back up on the inflatables once you slide of them, toilets wouldn't flush men's or women's, when we got home our swimming gear wreaked of diesel, makes you wonder what your swimming in!!!

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Meath, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here today with 3 children aged 8,10&12 it's great crack but we really wish we had a bit more time on the course, when our time was up we were marched off it. You will get bumps and bruises and it's tough at some points to climb back on the floats but that's all part of the fun.... More 

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Shannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Great activity, well organised, great staff. Didn't need a booking and even though it looked really busy when we got there we really weren't waiting long. By time you get booked in, wetsuits on etc it's nearly time to go. Slides suitable for all, some you have to swim to but not too far out. Hour well spend, the kids... More 

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Thank 380clare2015
Bellewstown, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Bouncy castles and slides on lough Ree. Great staff, friendly and helpful, wetsuits and lifejackets supplied. Parking was our only problem. Would highly recommend kids had a great time.

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